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BoA, EXO, BTS, Girl’s Generation, & More, Experts Determine The Best K-Pop Songs Ever

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Aug 28, 2021 06:33 AM EDT

Just recently, one of the most popular South Korean streaming services, Melon, went on to do a collaboration with 35 music experts to find out in their opinion which are the best K-Pop songs of all time.

Spanning a timeline of 5 months, the experts with Melon went on to select the top tracks from a list of 1,120 tracks. They were able to do this via data such as narrowing down varying scoring methods until the best K-Pop songs of all time were selected. 

Here are music experts and critics top choices for the best K-Pop songs of all time:

55. "First Wisdom Tooth" by f(x)

54. "In Summer" by deuce

53. "View" by SHINee

52. "Secret Garden" by OH MY GIRL

51. "Already 12 o'clock" by Chungha

50. "The 7th Sense" by NCT U

49. "Lion" by (G)I-DLE

48. "Fiesta" by IZ*ONE

47. "Crooked" by G-Dragon

46. "Eyes, Nose, Lips" by Taeyang

45. "NU ABO" by f(x)

44. "Kung Ddari Sha Bah Rah" by CLON

43. "Bubble Pop!" by HyunA

42. "UP&DOWN" by EXID

41. "U-Go-Girl" by Lee Hyori

40. "4 Walls" by f(x)

39. "Bloom" by Gain

38. "Get Up" by Baby V.O.X

37. "Fire" by 2NE1

36. "Move" by Taemin

35. "Heartbeat" by 2PM

34. "Twenty-Three" by IU

33. "I Got A Boy" by Girls' Generation

32. "Spring Day" by BTS

31. "Cheer Up" by TWICE

30. "Lies" by g.o.d

29. "Couple" by Sechskies

28. "Gashina" by Sunmi

27. "Nobody" by Wonder Girls

26. "Bad Girl Good Girl" by Miss A

25. "Blood Sweat & Tears" by BTS

24. "Fantastic Baby" by BIGBANG

23. "Be Mine" by INFINITE

22. "Wa" by Lee Junghyun

21. "I Know" by Seo Taiji and Boys

20. "Red Flavor" by Red Velvet

19. "Lies" by BIGBANG

18. "Mister" by KARA

17. "Candy" by H.O.T

16. "10 Minutes" by Lee Hyori

15. "Good Day" by IU

14. "('Cause) I'm Your Girl" by S.E.S.


12. "Sorry, Sorry" by Super Junior

11. "Sherlock" by SHINee

10. "Mirotic" by TVXQ

9. "Tell Me" by Wonder Girls

8. "Abracadabra" by Brown Eyed Girls

7. "I Am The Best" by 2NE1

6. "Into The New World" by Girls' Generation

5. "Gee" by Girls' Generation

4. "Dynamite" by BTS

3. "Gangnam Style" by PSY

2. "Growl" by EXO

1. "No.1" by BoA

Congratulations to all the K-pop artists who had their songs on the list! To read Melon's full list of the best K-pop songs of all time, click here.

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